STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Tribal Law and Order Act passes
The U.S. Senate has passed the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 in response to what Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., describes as the crisis in law enforcement on many Indian reservations.
Do... Posted on 6/25/10 at 4:38 AM
Protection of sites held sacred by American Indian and Alaska Natives will be bolstered under a memorandum of understanding signed by four federal agencies and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed spending more than $3 billion to settle claims dating back more than a century that American Indian tribes were swindled out of royalties for oil, gas, grazing and other leases.
By Matthew Daly, The Associated Press
, December 09, 2009
With some American Indian groups waiting decades for formal recognition from the U.S. government, federal officials Wednesday pledged to overhaul the cumbersome process but cautioned the changes could take two years to go into effect.
By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press
, November 05, 2009
PBS starts airing Monday the first of a five-part series covering 300 years of American Indian history — from the arrival of the pilgrims in 1620 to the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
The documentary called “We Shall Remain” was produced by the history show “American Experience.” It shows how native people responded to circumstance as “neither ferocious warriors or hapless victims” and the decisions they made, good and bad, said Sharon Grimberg of WGBH-TV in Boston, executive producer.
By Carson Walker, The Associated Press
, April 13, 2009
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